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Survey Design and Analysis G (6558.5)

Level: Graduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2, 4
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Technology

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    Syllabus

    This unit deals with the design of surveys of the type often carried out by governments and private organisations, dealing with such topics as methods of sampling and questionnaire design. Some consideration is given to techniques of analysis but the emphasis is on design.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Determine the information that is required to produce an efficient design for a statistical survey;

    2. Construct an efficient design for a statistical survey in such a way that an independent investigator would be clear about the procedure to be followed;

    3. Design a questionnaire which is satisfactory for the intended purpose;

    4. Determine methods for data collection and analysis;

    5. Estimate parameters for simple surveys; and

    6. Understand and use basic survey results in published material.

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    A 2-hour lecture and a 2-hour lab per week.

    Prerequisites

    6554 Introduction to Statistics G OR 6275 Statistical Analysis & Decision Making G

    Corequisites

    None.

    Assumed Knowledge

    None.

    Incompatible Units

    None.

    Equivalent Units

    None.



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